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When Smart Politicians Say Boneheaded Things

I've never followed politics much and Mitt Romney just gave me another reason as to why I probably still won't. Of course we're all prone to say stupid stuff, but few of us have a platform with which to sound off and too bad for Mitt that he let a comment fly that caused pilots and aviation enthusiasts everywhere to raise an eyebrow, or both. Read on:

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Lap Dances To Become Tax Exempt?

Here's one born from our own neighboring city and capital of the state. A gentleman's club racked up a tax bill of $125k in back-owed sales taxes and is trying to get out of paying it on account of the fact that what the women do there is art and here's why:

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50 Shades of Grey Knocked Off The #1 Spot By Navy Seal Tell-All "No Easy Day"

The interesting thing is not that ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ debuted at #1 on the New York Times Best Seller List and spent the last 25 weeks at the top of the hill with the other two books of the trilogy at #2 and#3 respectively for just about as long. Nor is it interesting really that it was knocked off the list at all because it had to get dethroned some day right?

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Backflip With Chip – Aug 8, 1974, Richard Nixon Announces He Will Resign

Former president Richard Nixon announced that he would resign the following day.  Although I was at a tender age, I do recall the famous words as they were repeated numerous times on the 3 major networks

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Anti-Fracking Coalition Calling For State-Wide Ban

Utica, NY (WIBX) - ”Fracking is not the answer!”, said, Eric Weltman, Sr. Organizer, Food & Water Watch, delivering a message to Governor Andrew Cuomo about the controversial natural gas drilling practice. 

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Debate: The U.S. Penny… Obsolete?

Many of us when breaking a dollar end up discarding our spare change into a jar at home and forgetting about it, or generously plunking it into the many charity drop-boxes including that iconic red Salvation Army kettle.  But out of all of the coins that have been circulating for centuries, is Benjamin Franklin’s penny actually ready for retirement?

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Should Members of Congress Have Term Limits? — Survey of the Day

The re-election rates for members of Congress hovers between 85 and 95 percent.

Yet, according to a new survey from Poll Position, the majority of American people would like new rules which would prevent them from sending the same represenatives to Washington, DC year after year.

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Bruce Springsteen on Politics: ‘I’d Prefer to Stay on the Sidelines’

When Bruce Springsteen spoke to the press in Paris last month, the outspoken political activist had some choice words for the Obama administration. Now, more of that hour-long press conference has been released.

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Do You Talk About Politics at Work? – Survey of the Day

Politics is definitely in the air, especially since 2012 is an election year. But a recent survey by Harris Interactive on behalf of Careerbuilder.com suggests most folks still shy away from talking about Democrats and Republicans in their workplace.

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Survivor Sues Newt Gingrich For Using ‘Eye of the Tiger’ Without Permission

After recently reuniting with lead singer Jimi Jamison, a member of Survivor has now gone to court to protect one of the group’s best known songs, ‘Eye of the Tiger,’ from being used by Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich.

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Should Presidential Candidates Be Questioned About Their Failed Marriages? — Survey of the Day

Newt Gingrich has surged to the front of the field among Republican presidential hopefuls, despite questions about his past failed marriages.

In fact, Gingrich seemed to score points with GOP voters when he lambasted CNN’s John King during a South Carolina debate for bringing up one of Gingrich’s ex-wives’ allegations of infidelity.

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How Did John Kerry Get Two Black Eyes? [VIDEO]

Always one to get into the spirit of things, John Kerry showed up at a White House ceremony honoring the Boston Bruins with a pair of shiners. The good news is that he didn’t earn them while duking it out in Congress.

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